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Gafsa Climate & Temperature

  • Gafsa, Tunisia is at 3425'N, 849'E, 314 m (1030 ft). See map.
  • Gafsa has a subtropical desert / low-latitude arid hot climate (Kppen-Geiger classification: BWh)
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Gafsa is situated in or near the subtropical desert biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 18.8 degrees Celsius (65.8 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 19.5 °C (35.1°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Gafsa Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 193.5 mm (7.6 inches) which is equivalent to 193.5 Litres/m (4.75 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 3256 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Gafsa you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Katoa, Whakaangiangi, New Zealand (Warm temperate thorn steppe biome).

Gafsa Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 15 (58) 17 (63) 20 (67) 24 (74) 29 (84) 34 (93) 37 (98) 36 (97) 32 (89) 26 (78) 20 (68) 15 (60) 25 (77)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (49) 11 (52) 14 (57) 17 (63) 22 (71) 26 (79) 29 (84) 29 (84) 25 (78) 20 (68) 14 (57) 10 (50) 19 (66)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 5 (42) 8 (46) 11 (51) 15 (59) 19 (66) 21 (70) 22 (71) 19 (66) 14 (57) 8 (47) 5 (40) 13 (55)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 23 (1) 17 (1) 24 (1) 12 (0) 13 (1) 9 (0) 1 (0) 8 (0) 23 (1) 21 (1) 17 (1) 27 (1) 194 (8)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 4 (13) 3 (11) 4 (13) 4 (13) 3 (10) 1 (3) 1 (3) 1 (3) 3 (10) 5 (16) 3 (10) 3 (10) 35 (10)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 48' 7h 47' 8h 21' 8h 42' 10h 25' 9h 58' 11h 58' 11h 23' 9h 16' 8h 00' 7h 28' 6h 44' 8h 54'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 07' 10h 53' 11h 54' 13h 00' 13h 56' 14h 24' 14h 11' 13h 24' 12h 20' 11h 14' 10h 19' 9h 52' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 68 (32) 72 (28) 71 (29) 68 (32) 76 (24) 70 (30) 85 (15) 86 (14) 76 (24) 72 (28) 73 (27) 69 (31) 74 (26)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 35.7 45 55.9 67.5 75.8 79 75.9 67.6 56.2 44.7 35.6 32.2 55.9

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